ENGINE

06/11/2019

StandardAero has received FAA approval for acceptance testing of the Rolls-Royce RB211-535 turbofan engine at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in San Antonio, Texas. This achievement, which followed a test cell correlation effort undertaken in partnership with the engine manufacturer, marks StandardAero’s attainment of full capability on the RB211-535, in support of the […]

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05/11/2019

With the geared turbofan (GTF), Pratt & Whitney and MTU Aero  Engines are building the most eco-efficient propulsion system currently available in the marketplace. MTU not only contributes key turbine and compressor technologies to this highly advanced family of engines, the company is also responsible for final assembly of one third of the PW1100G-JM geared […]

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28/10/2019

Cape Air, a leading U.S. regional airline based in Hyannis, MA, has selected StandardAero to provide engine support services for its fleet of Cessna Caravan aircraft. Under the agreement, StandardAero will provide Cape Air with Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services from its network of overhaul facilities and service […]

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28/10/2019

In the first nine months of 2019, MTU Aero Engines generated revenues of € 3,403.7 million, up 3 % on the previous year (1-9/2018 € 3,318.7 million). The group’s operating profit increased by 10 % from € 508.9 million to € 557.7 million. The EBIT margin rose from 15.3 % to 16.4 %. Net income […]

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23/10/2019

For 12 years, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has entrusted its PW300 rental engines to Aero-Dienst for post-rental inspections, which are typically conducted after each rental usage. Since then, over 300 PRIs have been conducted on this series by Aero-Dienst on behalf of P&WC CSC Europe GmbH. For more than 50 years, engine maintenance has […]

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18/10/2019

StandardAero has recently signed a Services Agreement with Carolina Aviation Technical Services (C.A.T.S), a Part 145 repair station based at Statesville Regional Airport (SVH) in North Carolina. The Agreement – which extends StandardAero’s long-running relationship with C.A.T.S – covers the provision of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the Pratt & Whitney PT6A and […]

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18/10/2019

Taking tilt-rotor operations to new heights, our AE 1107C engines have exceeded 1 million engine flight hours on the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, the world’s only production tiltrotor aircraft. The Bell-Boeing V-22 fleet has reached a milestone, achieving 500,000 flight hours. The world’s only production tiltrotor aircraft, V-22 supports the US Air Force Special Operations Command […]

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17/10/2019

A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. The aircraft will be used to test current and future jet engine technology that will transform flight, reduce emissions and set new benchmarks for efficiency. The Boeing 747-400 – with the registration of VH-OJU – has […]

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24/09/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines, ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH (ZFL) and MT-Propeller have agreed to cooperate on a new turboprop engine intended for European unmanned applications. This 100% European turboprop will be derivated of Safran’s Ardiden 3 and use technologies matured through its Tech TP technological demonstrator, which ran for the first time in June 2019. Within this […]

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15/07/2019

StandardAero has extended its long-running relationship with aerospace and defense leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) with the signing of a five-year agreement covering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for the Pratt & Whitney PT6A and PW100 turboprop engines. StandardAero will support SNC from its Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) in Summerside, PE, Canada, and its […]

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21/06/2019

This year’s aviation industry gathering in Paris ends with an order intake of more than 1.3 billion US Dollars (about 1.2 billion euros; according to list price) for MTU Aero Engines. The orders for Germany’s leading engine manufacturer mainly result from orders and memorandums of understanding (MoU) for the geared turbofan (GTF) engines of the […]

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20/06/2019

MTU Maintenance Canada has taken possession of a brownfield site adding capacity to the Vancouver operations. The building is located next to Boundary Bay airport, in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and was originally designed and operated as a maintenance facility for helicopters and helicopter engines. The facility will immediately provide much-needed additional expansion space […]

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19/06/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Arrano 1A engine, installed in the Airbus Helicopters H160. Arrano is a new generation engine in the 1,100 to 1,300 shp power range, perfectly suited for new four-to-six tonne helicopters. The H160 made its first flight with the Arrano in January […]

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19/06/2019

MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, has chosen the municipality of Nova Pazova, about 25 kilometers north of Belgrade International Airport as the location for its new repair facility. The company will establish a parts repair shop with a capacity of approximately 400,000 annual […]

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18/06/2019

StandardAero is now celebrating the 10th anniversary of its support of the CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its world-class overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  This anniversary comes just two months after StandardAero delivered its 500th CFM56-7B engine, which powers the Boeing 737 Next Generation family of single-aisle airliners. StandardAero launched its CFM56-7B program […]

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